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The Moslem World of Today. Edited with a foreword and closing chapter by John R. Mott. Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., London, pp. xv. 420. Price 8/6. Geo. H. Doran, New York, price $2.50.

Tazkirah. By Inayatullah Khan, M.A., I.E.S., etc. Vakil Press, Amritsar, India. Vol. I, 1924. Tall folio, pp. 23, 144, 132, 272. 7 Rs., 4 as.

The Sources of Islam. An Inquiry into the Sources of the Faith and Practice of the Muhammadan Religion, by Rev. John C. Blair. Madras, 1925. Christian Literature Society. 4s.

Sadhu Sundar Singh. Das Suchen nach Gott. Gedanken über Hinduismus. Buddhismus, Islam und Christintum. Ubersetzt und erlautert von Friedrich Heiler. Verlag E. Reinhardt, München M. 2. Pp. 94.

Worship in Islam. By the Rev. Edwin Elliot Calverley, Ph.D. The Christian Literature Society for India, Madras. Price full doth, Rs. 2-8-0.

Spiritual Seed for Spiritual Need. A selection of translations, edited by B. Blaikie, Nile Mission Press, Cairo. Pp. 101.

Notes on Chinese Mohammedan Literature. By Isaac Mason, F.R.G.S., (From the Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Volume LVI; 1925). Pp. 172–215.

Arabiske Aeventyr. By J. Ostrup; G. E. C. Gads Forlag, Kobenhavn. Pp. 159.

Zum Arabischen Dialekt von Damaskus. Phonetik—Prosatexte. By G. Bergstrasser; Orient-Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire, Hanover, 1924. Pp. 111; price 6.50 gold marks.

Report of the East Africa Commission, presented by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of His Majesty, April 1925; H. M. Stationery Office, London. Pp. 195; price 3/6.

The American Task in Persia. By Arthur C. Millspaugh. The Century Co., New York. 1925. 322 pages. Price $3.00.

Mosul and Its Minorities. By Henry Charles Luke. Martin Hopkinson and Company, London. 161 pp. 10s. 6d.

The Heart of the Middle East. By Richard Coke. Thornton Buttervrorth, Ltd. 1905. London. 320 pp. with 17 pictures and 3 maps. 18/- net.

Lehrbuch der arabischen Sprache. By Manassewitsch. 5th edition. 187 pages. Publishers : Verlag Kartleben, Vienna. M. 2. 00.

The Encyclopædia of Islam (Number 30, Karmatians—Kawm and Fasciculus B, Sahnun—Samaritans); A Dictionary of the Geography, Ethnography and Biography of the Mohammedan Peoples. Prepared by a number of leading Orientalists, and edited by M. Th. Houtsma, A. J. Wensinck, T. W. Arnold, H. Basset and A. Schaade. London. Price 5s. each.

Adventures in Turkey and Russia. By E. H. Keeling, M. C. London, Murray, 240 pages, maps. 6s.

Al Mubashshir bain Al Muslimin wa 't Tasahul (The Missionary Among Moslems and Toleration). Rev. A. Nielsen. 24 pp. American Press Beyrouth.

Fattishu 'l Kutub (Search the Scriptures). Rev. A. Neilen. 34 pp. Damascus.

Manuel de Politique Musulmane par un Africain. Pp. 189. Price: Fr. 7.50.—Editions Bossard 43 Rue Madame, Paris, 1925.

History of the Great War. Based on Official Documents. The Campaign in Mesopotamia, 1914–1918. Compiled at the request of the Government of India, under the direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence. By Brig.-Gen. F. J. Moberly, C.B., C.S.I., D.S.O., p.s.c. Vol. II. Pp. 581. Price: £/-1/-.

Le Khalifat. Par Maulavie N. Bereketullah. Paris. Geuthner, 1924. 104 pp. 10 Fr.

Karagös: Turkische Schattenspiele, herausgegeben, übersetzt und erklärt von Hellmut Ritter. Erste Folge: Die Blutpappel, Die Falsche Braut, Die Blutige Nigar. Orient-Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire, Hannover, pp. 191 with plates. Price 50 gold marks.

Palestine of the Mandate. By W. Basil Worsfold. 275 pp. 21s. Fisher Unwin, London.

My Journey Down the Tigris: A Raft-Voyage through Dead Kingdoms. By Dr. S. Guyer, Ph.D. (Zurich). Translated by Joseph McCabe. Fisher Unwin, London. Price 12/6.

The Social Laws of the Quran. By Robert Roberts, B.A., Ph.D. Williams and Norgate. 126 pp. 8½′× 5½′ 10s, 6d net.

Le Coran. By Edouard Montet. pp. 267. Payot, Paris. 12 Fr.

The Pilgrim's Quest. By H. L. Hawkridge. Student Christian Movement. Price 1/6.

Conversion, Christian and non-Christian. A comparative and psychological study. By Alfred Clair Underwood, D.D. 283 pp. 10/6. Allen and Unwin, London.

Love Offerings. By S. Khuda Bukhsh. Art Press, Calcutta. 1923.

Politics in Islam. By S. Khuda Bukhsh. Reprint from the Sir Asutosh Mookerjee Silver Jubilee volumes. Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 1920. pp. 243.

Das Koranische Paradies, von Josef Horovitz. Jerusalem. 1923. 16 pp. German text, 13 pages Hebrew text.

The Book of the Himyarites: Fragments of a hitherto unknown Syrian work. Edited with Introduction and Translation by Axel Moberg. Lund, 1924. Gleerup. clxxii. 61 with 8 plates. 18 shillings.

Vijf-en-Twintig Jaar Zendings Arbeid Te Djocja (Batavia, 1925). pp. 99.

Na Vijf-en-Twintig Jaren (1900–1925). Petronella Hospital. Rede gehouden door Dr. J. Ofleringa (Djokja). pp. 28.

Kawroeh-Oesoel-Oedin door Dr. B. J. Esser, Overdruk uit het zendings tijdschrift “De Opwekker.” (Bandoeng.) pp. circa 70.

They Make a Desert. Francesco Nitti, sometime Prime Minister of Italy. J. N. Dent & Sons, London, pp. 265. 10/-.

Anatolien Skizzen und Reisebriefe Aus Kleinasnen von A. D. Mordtmann D. A. von Franz Babinger. Hannover, Orientbuchhandlung Heinz Lafaire. pp. 591. 15 gold marks.

Cross and Crescent. A tale of the Egyptian Revolt. E. A. Berkwood. pp. 276. Mills & Boon, London.

The Heart of Aryavarta. A Study of the Psychology of Indian Unrest. By the Earl of Ronaldshay. Constable & Co., London, pp. 256. Price 14s.

Al-Ghazali, Die kostbare Perle im Wissen des Jenseits. Aus dem Arabischen übersetzt von Mohammed Brugsch. Hannover, 1924. Orient-Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire. pp. 118. M. 6. (Half parchment M. 8,50; parchment M. 15.)

Little Children of Mission Lands. By Mary Entwhistle. pp. 199. George H. Doran Company, New York, 1925. Price $175.

Mein Leben. By H. M. Stanley. 2 vols. pp. 925. Basel, Friederich Reinhard. M. 14.

Aus dunklen Tiefen. By Ernst I. Christoffel. Christliche Blinden-mission im Orient. Berlin-Friedenau. pp. 126.

Die Krankheiten Palästinas und ihre Bekämpfungsmöglichkeiten. By P. Schneller. Orientbuchlandlung Heinr Lafaire. Hannover, 1923. M. 2. pp. 96.

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